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Mar 5, 2011 7:30pm EST
to fuel the huge demand. so mexico is organized crime gangs touch practically every community in america. question, if marijuana were legalized in the u.s., what impact would that have on the u.s.-mexican relationship? you get that, monica. >> i got. that with some states have legalized the use of medicinal marijuana but in this country you'll knit ever go the legalization in any kind of national sense. it's not going to happen. and it's not just marijuana that the drug traffickers are bringing across the border. it's heroin. it's cocaine. it's the whole range of drugs. what is going on on the border? there are three war. there's the war between the drug cartels, there's the war between the mexican government and the cartels, and then there's the war against the mexican citizens and individuals by the criminals and by the cartels. united states is trying to help mexico, but our agents crossing the border are not allowed to be armed, putting us as a huge disadvantage and the murder of that ice agent two weeks ago was a game changer. it changed the dynamic of our interests, not only our ec
Mar 27, 2011 11:30am EDT
're firing missiles into the compound of gaddafi, in tripoli. so what is going on is america is conducting its own air war and basically the objective is to destroy, degrade, damage and demoralize the libyan army to the point where it turns around and gets rid of gaddafi. we're not going to put troops on the ground, but if this doesn't work, john, i think president obama has a real problem because his problem is this -- he didn't get the authorization from congress. he got it from the security council but not from the american congress. and right now a lot of people are bailing on him, john. >> he can't declare war without the -- without the congress. he cannot -- he has no power to declare war. >> libya did not attack us, and it did 249 threaten us. in that case he has no power to go to war until authorized by congress or declared by congress. >> let's hear the law. the war powers act was a revolved by congress that nen 73. 37 years ago. after u.s. involvement ended in vietnam. the ability calls on the president to notify congress when u.s. troops are in combat situations and to withdraw
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